View Full Version : Repeated sheds on minoxidil?

06-24-2015, 01:04 AM
I'm a bit confused on how it actually works, I'm aware of the initial shed, but some people say it synchronizes your growth cycle and just makes it appear like you have more hair, and that you will have constant cycles of shedding > growth > shedding as you lose all the synchronized hairs at once at the end of the cycle (and then they start growing again).

I find this confusing though since I have seen result pics from people where whole areas filled in and other pictures where short, stunted hairs started growing longer. Not to mention it would feel pointless to use minoxidil if you would have periods of "bad hair" for months during repeated sheds. Not to mention if it really synced your hair then you should be pretty close to bald every time your hair enters the dormant phase.

06-24-2015, 03:50 AM
No its not. There is no repeated sheds.

11-11-2015, 03:09 PM
This is not true. I have been on minoxidil for 5 years and have experienced repeated sheds. You just notice your hair is thinner one month and then sorted in the next couple of months.